Thursday
April 17, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 08/16/2012
    A survey of millennials found that 32 percent have already achieved homeownership, a purchase more than 90 percent of them made because they either wanted their own place or viewed ownership as a symbol of achievement.
  • 08/15/2012
    While housing bargains can still be found, home buyers are increasingly finding that home prices are on the rise in many markets.
  • 08/15/2012
    Too much talk about foreclosures and short sales is clouding the picture of what’s going on with just non-distressed sales ... are they up or down?
  • 08/15/2012
    ERA Real Estate releases its “Hot Home Markets” list, showing which metro areas are posting some of the highest year-over-year average sales price and transaction increases. 
  • 08/15/2012
    The term "underwater" has commonly been used in the housing industry to describe troubled mortgages. Now, Merriam-Webster announced it’s officially recognizing the word by adding it to the dictionary. 
  • 08/15/2012
    Considered the first of its kind, a statewide housing index in Florida is using a different methodology in what it hopes will offer a more accurate picture of the housing recovery taking place in the state. 
  • 08/15/2012
    The GOP's candidate for vice president says the mortgage market should be privatized, leading to industry concern.
  • 08/14/2012
    The younger generation is "scared of commitment" when it comes to taking on major purchases, like buying a home, which could jeopardize their ability to build long-term wealth, one researcher says. 
  • 08/14/2012
    Appraisers have faced sharp criticism on low assessments in recent years, which have been blamed for delaying or even canceling real estate transactions. 
  • 08/14/2012
    Home builder shares have risen to record levels this year as a rebound takes shape in the new-home market.